Eleanor Wilcox is currently the associate director at Edelman, the largest independently owned PR company with 46 offices and 50 affiliates around the world. Wilcox is a former special adviser to the Labour Party.
Before joining Edelman Wilcox worked at as communications adviser to the Government of Rwanda as part of the Africa Governance Initiative. 
Wilcox worked as a special adviser to the Department of Work and Pensions in 2009 for a year. Having previously worked as a special adviser to the HM Treasury. 
Wilcox's background is communication based, as she started work in as a news produce at the BBC, before going on to work as deputy executive producer at Sky News.